What is Protein Purification?

What are the sources of proteins?

How do we “artificially” produce proteins in the cells, and which organisms/cells can we use for this?

Engineering affinity tags for protein purification

The complex formed between a His tag and the nickel column.

Why is protein purification important?

  1. Berg JM, Tymoczko JL, Stryer L. Biochemistry. 5th edition. New York: W H Freeman; 2002. Section 4.1, The Purification of Proteins Is an Essential First Step in Understanding Their Function. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK22410/
  2. All pictures for this blog were provided by the Wellcome Collection: https://wellcomecollection.org/

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